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Two Races from Both Santa Anita & Laurel Highlight Friday's Stronach 5

Low 12-Percent Takeout, Three Turf Races, and a Race from Gulfstream

LAUREL, MD – Friday’s Stronach 5 will feature three turf races, two races from both Santa Anita Park and Laurel Park, and a low 12-percent takeout.

The popular wager continues to offer a strong return on investment. Despite not having a winner paying more than $9.60 last week, there were 40 winning tickets each worth $1,525.70.

Multiple Stakes Winner Dontletsweetfoolya Nearing Comeback Race

Fraudulent Charge Back Friday; Impressive Juvenile H.P. Moon Sidelined
Trainer Gonzalez Approaching 1,000th Career Win Milestone
Juvenile Turf Fillies, G3-Placed Edie Meeny Miny Mo Top Thursday Card

LAUREL, MD – Five Hellions Farm’s multiple stakes-winning 4-year-old filly Dontletsweetfoolya, unraced since mid-June, has been working steadily toward a scheduled return later this month.

Breeders’ Cup a Consideration for Selima Winner Consumer Spending

Cannon’s Roar Targeting Maryland Million Turf Following Laurel Dash

LAUREL, MD – Klaravich Stables Inc.’s Consumer Spending will be under consideration for the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1) following her impressive victory in the $150,000 Selima Saturday at Laurel Park.

Tuned Extends Win Streak to Three in $100,000 All Along

Tide of the Sea Classy Winner of $100,000 Japan Turf Cup
Xy Speed Rewards Connections with Win in $100,000 Laurel Dash

LAUREL, MD – Al Shaqab Racing’s Tuned, a 5-year-old daughter of Toronado, has in trainer Graham Motion’s words “turned it around,” running away from stablemate Oyster Box down the stretch to win Saturday’s $100,000 All Along by 3 ¼ lengths for her third consecutive victory. It was another two lengths behind Oyster Box to Sweet Sami D in third.

Consumer Spending Pays Dividends in $150,000 Selima

Breeders’ Cup On Radar for Talented 2-Year-Old Filly

LAUREL, MD – Klaravich Stables Inc.’s Consumer Spending made her stakes debut a winning one, surging past horses late and drawing away by 2 ½ lengths while under wraps in Saturday’s $150,000 Selima at Laurel Park.

Ready to Purrform Impressive Winner of $150,000 Laurel Futurity

Unbeaten in Two Starts, 2-Year-Old Colt Headed to Breeders’ Cup Next
First of Five Stakes Worth $600,000 in Purses in Fall Festival of Racing

LAUREL, MD – Donegal Racing’s Ready to Purrform, in just his second career start and first in a stakes, lived up to his name and will be pointed to the Breeders’ Cup following a powerful 3 ¼-length victory in Saturday’s $150,000 Laurel Futurity at Laurel Park.

There are 40 Winners in Friday's Stronach 5

Tickets worth $1,525

LAUREL, MD – Friday’s Stronach 5, featuring races from Laurel Park, Gulfstream Park, Golden Gate Fields and Santa Anita Park’s opening day program, produced 40 winning tickets with each worth $1,525.70.

No winner in the sequence returned more than $9.60.

Quick Turnaround for Battle Station in $100,000 Laurel Dash

Fourth of Five Turf Stakes Worth $600,000 in Purses Saturday

LAUREL, MD – RB Racing’s 6-year-old multiple stakes winner Battle Station, beaten a nose in the Parx Dash (G3) two starts back, returns in just seven days as part of a wide-open field of 12 entered in Saturday’s $100,000 Laurel Dash at Laurel Park.

Knicks Go Co-Breeder Sabrina Moore Enjoying the Ride

Discusses Knicks Go Siblings, Dam, and Running Business

LAUREL, MD - It was a cold and eventful January evening when Pegasus World Cup Invitational Champion (G1) Knicks Go, rated first in the Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic Rankings, came into this world.

Co-breeder Sabrina Moore now recounts that evening as the Maryland-bred prepares for his final start before the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) in Saturday’s Lukas Classic (G3) at Churchill Downs.

Robin Sparkles Rolls to Turf Sprint Feature Win at Laurel Thursday

Watch and Wager on Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Program Sunday at Laurel

LAUREL, MD – Michael Schrader’s Robin Sparkles, racing outside of her native New York for the first time, tuned up for her return to stakes competition with a 1 ¼-length victory in Thursday’s featured eighth race at Laurel Park.